New Year's Eve Fun Facts from The Huff Post
1 million: The number of revelers who come to Times Square to ring in the New Year.
127 decibels: The sound of a vuvuzela (fireworks top out at 150 decibels -- you can expect both in Times Square).
40: The years that Dick Clark led TV viewers across the world into the next year on "New Year's Rockin Eve."
49 million: The number of bubbles in a bottle of Champagne.
25: The percentage of all Champagne sold in America that is purchased between Christmas and New Year's Day.
45 degrees: The angle at which you should hold a Champagne bottle before popping.
45 degrees: The perfect temperature to serve Champagne.
50 mph: The top speed of a cork leaving a Champagne bottle.
700: The weight in pounds of the first ball that dropped in NYC on New Year’s Eve in 1907.
19: The number of years Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, has ceremoniously dropped... a pickle. Actually, two pickles: They drop Mrs. Pickle at 7 p.m. and Mr. Pickle at midnight.
12: The number of grapes to eat as the clock strikes midnight for prosperity in the coming year, according to a Spanish tradition.
45: The percentage of Americans who usually make resolutions.